把耳朵凑过来

English translation: "listen carefully" or "get close"

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Chinese term or phrase:把耳朵凑过来
English translation:"listen carefully" or "get close"

15:23 May 31, 2019
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Chinese term or phrase: 把耳朵凑过来
Hi,

I've come across this phrase in a script. Full sentence is: 喂~把耳朵凑过来~我跟你说啊~

I would guess it means something like 'listen carefully'.

Any insight would be appreciated, thanks!
Lara Phillips
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:38
"listen carefully" or "get close"
Explanation:
Yes, it literally means "scoot your ear over." So you could translate it as "listen carefully," as you suggest, or "get close" or similar as appropriate for your larger context.
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Alice L Yang
United States
Local time: 00:38
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4 +1"listen carefully" or "get close"
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"listen carefully" or "get close"


Explanation:
Yes, it literally means "scoot your ear over." So you could translate it as "listen carefully," as you suggest, or "get close" or similar as appropriate for your larger context.

Alice L Yang
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Local time: 00:38
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